A famous froggie philosopher once said, “It’s not easy being green.”
Mike certainly agrees!
The life of a plant sim is difficult.
Staying hydrated was a serious challenge.
He had never been so thirsty in his life.
And then there was Rose!
Mike was a tiny bit distressed at Rose’s reaction to his new self.
She seemed to like it a lot.
A whole lot!
Maybe even a whole whole lot!
It was disconcerting when she tried to nibble his ears or fingers.
She claimed they looked delicious.
Geesh,, this pregnancy was doing strange things to her.
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He had a little respite when he made the trek to the center of the island to deliver the gems that would be added to the tribute to Dagon.
(Yes, the gems stayed too)
One look at Mike and Dagon roared with delight.
“So,” he thundered, “I see you have had a little run-in with the Menehune?”
“Yes, I did.” Mike came back sheepishly.
His response brought more guffaws from Dagon.
Mike was irked that Dagon was a little less than sympathetic to his plight.
“OHH They are a tricky bunch!” Dagon continued gleefully,
“I don’t think that I, myself could have pulled a better prank.”
Mike’s response was …
um we cannot print it here because this is a family-friendly blog.
Suffice it to say, Mike was not amused with old stonie face.
It always comes down to this between these two!
Mike pushes and Dagon pushes back …
Well Mike, it sure could have been worse.
And at least he accepted the gems toward his demanded tribute.
You only have eighty-one left to go.
Mike decided to prolong his visit to the island’s center for a little while.
He needed some downtime.
A mud bath is a perfect treatment for a stressed plant sim!
A little exploration to get the senses tingling!
(Isn’t that how you ended up like this Mike?)
He wanted to be home with Rose.
Really he did.
It was just too hard to face those hungry eyes.
Every time he was near her she got such a strange distant look on her face.
It made him quite uncomfortable.
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What a happy day it was when he looked into the mirror and found his “old” self starring back at him.
He was glad to be back!
He hoped Rose would feel the same way.
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She seemed fine with it.
Her “nesting” instinct had begun to settle in and she had started making preparations for the arrival of the nooboo.
Now it is just a waiting game.
Rose also returned to her other distractions.
She has become a fruitful hobby farmer.
Local’s beg for her eggs, honey, and fine produce.
Uncle Amu has even started his own little food stand featuring the bounty from her garden.
Between the sale of her produce and Mike’s fish, they are doing quite well.
Mike has recently discovered the lucrative business of frog breeding.
They are the best bait!
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Rose can tell it will not be long before the baby will arrive.
She is more than ready for it to come out!
They are having a small problem with Houkea.
She has regressed to babyish actions.
Rose is trying not to be annoyed but this cannot go on.
Rose knows it is time for “THE chat” with her dear daughter.
“In just a little while you will have a new brother or sister.
You will be a very good big sister and teach them things
and you will help mommy and daddy with looking after her or him.
Mommy and daddy will love you just as much as they always have but my sweet Houkea, you cannot be the baby anymore.”
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“Goodnight princess.” Mike tucked Houkea in and kissed her soft little cheek.
“Off to sleep with you now. Tomorrow is a big day.”
It is nearly GO time.
Mama has been called in and
Mike and Auntie Healani are standing by to be a support.
Auntie is so nervous.
It is her first time witnessing a birth.
She tries to distract her self by tidying up but it is no use she cannot think of anything but the new baby on the way.
It’s a girl!
Welcome, little Ala’ula!
The red rose named after her sister.
It is another girl!
Welcome, little Kachina.
Named for the dancing spirits who blessed them with this gift.
Four sweet ladies in his life!
Mike could not be happier as he jumped in to help calm …. uhhhmmm … which one is this??
Mike is such a natural!
Look who slept thru it all.
Life will be very different in the morning my little princess!
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